Musculoskeletal Examination - 2.1 Edition

Estimated time to complete all:  approx 2 hours

Release date: September 6th, 2017

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Assess injured upper and lower extremities to determine the stage and severity of the injury.

2. Demonstrate proficiency in examination techniques, including range of motion, stability, bone alignment and assessment of soft tissue swelling/masses.

3. Prepare treatment recommendations for patients with musculoskeletal injuries that include NSAIDs or pain medication and application of the RICE strategy.

4. Counsel patients on injury avoidance and activity modification when appropriate.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/30/2020
Cost:
$115.95

Mark Mirabelli, MD, FAAFP graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, and earned his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed a family medicine residency at the University of Michigan where he served as chief resident, and completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. 

He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Orthopaedics and Family Medicine, the associate fellowship director for primary care sports medicine, and a clinician in both the sports concussion center and hip and knee arthritic clinic at the University of Rochester in New York. 

Dr. Mirabelli serves as team physician for St. John Fisher College (NCAA Division III), Rochester Institute of Technology (NCAA Division I/III), the Rochester Knighthawks (National Lacrosse League), and the Rochester Rattlers (Major Lacrosse League). He also serves as a panel physician for the New York State Athletic Commission. Dr. Mirabelli is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Contributors

Illustrator: JDimes Medivisual Communications, ©2015

Videographer: Rick Waggener, Waggener Video Production

Standardized Patient: Jennifer Seward

Acknowledgements

Filmed at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Youngblood Medical Skills Laboratory. The AAFP would like to thank Courtney McCain, BS, NREMT-P, for her guidance and assistance throughout the filming.

Available Credit

  • 2.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
07/30/2020

Price

Cost:
$115.95
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